Tag archives for Regulatory Reform

Update to Press Release: Renewable Energy Mandate is Bad News for the Economy and Environment

News Update: Finance & Commerce ran an article on the study we released this week (links to the study and a summary are below) . While we take issue with the comments made by Michael Noble at Fresh Energy (there’s a surprise), we appreciate the coverage. Judging by the comments to the article, the readers at Finance & Commerce share our skepticism about renewables and our sense of humour. You can read the article and comments here.

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Legislative Update on Energy and Environment: April 19

This big news from last week at the state legislature was the passage by the Senate of Senate File 86, a bill to overturn the moratorium on new coal-fired power plants. The bill

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‘Reinventing Environmentalism’ Campaign to Kick Off in St. Paul on April 9th

News Release ‘Reinventing Environmentalism’ Campaign to Kick Off in St. Paul on April 9th

Contact: Don Parmeter, Founder
American Environmental Institute
(651) 493-3532 (612) 558-2859 (cell)

St. Paul, MN…..A campaign to give local people a stronger voice in energy and environmental policy at the state capitol and in Washington, D.C., will kick off in St. Paul on Saturday, April 9th. According to organizer Don Parmeter, the modern environmental movement is no longer a grassroots movement and it’s no longer about the environment. “It’s about money, power and control.” he said. “It’s fundamentally about governance. The question is whether we want government from the top-down or from the bottom up.”

Parmeter started the American Environmental Institute to

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